Introducing Romanticism : A Graphic Guide Paperback
by Duncan Heath
Illustrated by Judy Boreham
Part of the Introducing... series
Romanticism is crucial to an understanding of modern Western culture.
Philosophy, art, literature, music, and politics were all transformed in the turbulent period between the French Revolution of 1789 and the Communist Manifesto of 1848.
This was the age of the 'Romantic revolution', when modern attitudes to political and artistic freedom were born.
When we think of Romanticism, flamboyant figures such as Byron or Shelley instantly spring to mind, but what about Napoleon or Hegel, Turner or Blake, Wagner or Marx, who also emerged from this great period of turmoil and change?
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 176 pages, illustrations
- Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 04/11/2010
- Category: Art & design styles: Romanticism
- ISBN: 9781848311787